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NOTE 3. RECENT TRANSACTIONS
During the three-month period ended March 31, 2021, we completed or entered into the following transactions:
We applied for and received $11.2 million in aggregate principal amount of PPP loans through the Small Business Administration (“SBA”) that were available to our radio stations and networks under the CAA. The PPP loans and accrued interest are forgivable provided that the proceeds are used for eligible purposes, including payroll, benefits, rent and utilities within the covered period of up to 24 weeks from funding of the loans. The amount of PPP loan and accrued interest that is forgiven can be reduced if we reduce payroll or eliminate positions during the covered period. We are using, and intend to continue to use, the PPP loan proceeds according to the terms and will file timely applications for forgiveness. The PPP loans accrue interest at 1% annually and mature in five years for any amount that is not forgiven. The PPP loans are reflected in long-term debt in the accompanying condensed consolidated financial statements in accordance with FASB ASC Topic 470,
Debt, until the loans are repaid or legally discharged.
On March 8, 2021, we acquired the Triple Threat Trader newsletter. We paid no cash at the time of closing and assumed deferred subscription liabilities of $0.1 million. As part of the purchase agreement, we may pay up to an additional $11,000 in contingent
earn-outconsideration over the next two years based on the achievement of certain revenue benchmarks.
On March 18, 2021, we sold radio station
WKAT-AMand an FM translator in Miami, Florida for $3.5 million. We collected $3.2 million in cash upon closing and entered a promissory note for $0.3 million in cash due one year from the closing date. The buyer began operating the station under a Local Marketing Agreement (“LMA”) in November 2020. We recognized an estimated
pre-taxloss of $1.4 million during the three-month period ended September 30, 2020, the date we entered the Asset Purchase Agreement (“APA”) with the buyer, which reflected the sale price as compared to the carrying value of the assets to be sold, estimated closing costs, and the
write-offof the remaining Miami assets as a result of exiting this market. We adjusted the
pre-taxloss by $0.3 million to $1.7 million upon closing based on the actual closing costs incurred and a reconciliation of total station assets to the assets included in the sale.
On February 4, 2021, we entered into an APA to acquire
KDYA-AMin San Francisco, California for $0.6 million in cash.
We paid $0.1 million in cash to an escrow account with $0.5 million of cash due upon closing. The purchase is subject to the approval of the FCC and is expected to close in the first half of 2021.
On February 5, 2020, we entered into an APA with Word Broadcasting to sell radio stations
WGTK-AMin Louisville, Kentucky for $4.0 million with credits applied from amounts previously paid, including a portion of the monthly fees paid under a Time Brokerage Agreement (“TBA”). Due to changes in debt markets, the transaction was not funded, and it is uncertain when, or if, the transaction will close. Word Broadcasting continues to program the stations under a TBA that began in January 2017.